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June 16, 2011 // 9:33 pm - You can now update to multiMAN PS3 Backup Manager version 02.00.05, which includes extended support for the PlayStation 3 BD Remote Controller among the changes detailed below.

multiMAN 2.00.05 Changes:

  • Changed: Coverflow mode completely rewritten to use XMMB engine
  • Changed: Coverflow shows covers in perspective
  • Changed: Better memory management
  • Changed: XMMB display mode visualization
  • Changed: Caching only of Photo, Music and Retro XMMB columns with their actual size (faster boot and exit/restart) (16MB HDD space freed)
  • Added: Option in XMMB Settings column "XMMB Game Icon Swap" to select mode for covers/icons for Game column
  • Added: Options in XMMB Settings column "Key Repeat Delay" and "Key Repeat Speed"
  • Added: Launch .zip ROMs from File Manager (from emulator folders or dev_hdd0 or dev_usb00* ./ROMS/[emulator])
  • Added: Support for FBA Next emulator (port mods by squarepusher2)
  • Fixed: PPU crashreport about MultiStream on exit (thanks to an0nymous for the backtrace log)
  • Fixed: Minor issues when applying themes
  • Fixed: Minor issues/garbage with boot screen on rare occasions
  • Removed: Use of virtual memory

MP3/Audio related:

  • Changed: MP3 playback requires 384KB of RAM (was 24MB before) and now MP3 file size is unlimited (4MB ram freed)
  • Added: Fade-in / fade-out for mp3 playback
  • Added: Indication of which mp3 title is currently playing/paused in XMMB mode
  • Added: multiMAN mp3 playback will pause if you play music from PS3 XMB Music column
    Extended support for BD Remote Controller:
  • BD Remote: [ENTER] and [PLAY] keys will act as [X] (much easier to navigate)
  • BD Remote: [PAUSE] will pause music playback
  • BD Remote: [PREV]/[NEXT] will skip to previous/next audio track
  • BD Remote: [STOP] will stop music playback

multiMAN EMULATOR PACK (SNES GENP VBA FBA FCEU) (20110611).rar (27.83 MB):

multiMAN source publicly available here:

multiMAN ver 02.00.05 FULL (20110616-220000):

Package contains (96 MB):

  • 2321 Game Covers
  • lastGAME
  • ps3SERV
  • bdRESET
  • ebootFIX/ebootMOD
  • Showtime Media Center
  • SNES9x Emulator
  • GENESIS+ Emulator
  • FCEU Emulator
  • VBA Emulator
  • FBA Emulator

There will be no BASE packages from now on. There will be no more WT versions. All emulators, applications and multiMAN are compatible with FW 3.41 and 3.55 KMEAW/REBUG. People using WANINKOKO's firmware should either use "package_finalize" tool to process the installer or better switch to another firmware version. Don't moan! Online updates will still work for WN firmwares, as they are signed.


p.s: For those of you with 02.00.04 (use this update only if you have 02.00.00+):

multiMAN ver 02.00.05 UPDATE (20110616-220000).pkg (8.52 MB)

UPDATE 20110618-160000: I promised some time ago RAIN in XMMB to condorstrike

multiMAN_2.00.05_UPD_(WITH_RAIN_AND_GROUPING).pkg (600KB):

  • Fixed issue with 'no names' in Retro column
  • Fixed issue with super fast increasing/decreasing volume
  • Fixed issue with super fast repeating [X] in file manager
  • Fixed disappearing of Link Video entries in Video column when refreshing with SELECT+L3
  • BD Remote: BLUE button will switch to File Manager and back
  • SELECT+START will switch to File Manager and back
  • [SQUARE] in Retro column groups/switches content by emulator type
  • [SQUARE] in Game/Favorites columns groups content by genre
  • RAIN (instead of sparks/stars): Press [SQUARE] in XMMB mode.

MultiMAN 2.00.05 Out, Extends PS3 BD Remote Controller Support

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#4402 - sdlaurin - November 6, 2011 // 6:36 pm
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So is MM complete now? what's next for the amazing deank?

#4401 - Scruffy - November 4, 2011 // 7:52 pm
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Well i have to say that i am confused. I read here a while back about loading and running split file games from an external HDD. So how i finally got around to trying it out but when i go to BD-ROM Emulator the only options i have are none, (Unavailable) and standard. So what am i missing here? IIRC it said to enable hermes Emulation so do i have to also install hermes or am i missing a setting somewhere.

#4400 - Budhagray - November 3, 2011 // 1:08 pm
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Thank you, finally a detailed description on this program.

#4399 - GotNoUsername - October 31, 2011 // 10:17 am
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Hi guys, one question with the recent updates of Cobra USB is there a way to get PSP game support for Multiman like they have it in the dongle ?!? I would try to code it myself but I suck in math

#4398 - young blade - October 25, 2011 // 10:00 am
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Quote Originally Posted by HieiYYH View Post
just hold Select and Press X when selecting a game. it will make a BD Mirror, it's like a BD emulator or something like that, if you select a game from your external for example, it will disappear from the ps3 usb list, because it will be like BD disc now. Use this for Blackscreen games like Tomb Raider Underworld for example.

But my goal is to make shadow copy so I can launch games from the original XMB.. I already have the pakage for my games installed (they are already visible in the xmb) I just need to point them to the games in the back-up filder..

All tutorials say that you have to press R3 to make a shadow-copy but nothing happens when I do so..

#4397 - sdlaurin - October 18, 2011 // 12:31 pm
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wouldn't mind playing star ocean again, prob is my ps2 is broken

#4396 - cfwprophet - October 17, 2011 // 1:07 am
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Would be interesting to analyze decrypted EBOOT's of ps2 games that runs on all consoles (including slims) and where downloaded from PSN against there original EBOOT.ELF's from PS2 game disks.

#4395 - barrybarryk - October 16, 2011 // 7:21 pm
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No. Its for the consoles that already support PS2 games to enable games that used the PS2 HDD to work. It has nothing to do with adding PS2 support to slims.

#4394 - markb1 - October 16, 2011 // 7:07 pm
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There is a update on psn called ps2 system data. its about 6 meg in size. What it does is enable the recognition of ps2 games.

There are many feed on youtube that state this works on all models including the slim. I don't know if this is true. If it doesn't it could me made to work by modifying it.

#4393 - HieiYYH - October 16, 2011 // 4:15 am
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Quote Originally Posted by cfwprophet View Post
Whats a shadow copy, is that a new option in MM ?

just hold Select and Press X when selecting a game. it will make a BD Mirror, it's like a BD emulator or something like that, if you select a game from your external for example, it will disappear from the ps3 usb list, because it will be like BD disc now. Use this for Blackscreen games like Tomb Raider Underworld for example.